byPennsylvania. Commission for Women; United States. Employment and Training Administration
Shows women working successfully in nontraditional jobs such as welder, carpenter, and mechanic. Explores the attitudes of their male coworkers, supervisors, personnel managers, and teachers. Designed to demonstrate the wide range of job options and training available to girls and women Click here to view the guide for this film. Topics: Women, Women, Women, Women
Examines the condition of women in prisons. Shows how women are often treated brutally in prison and explores plans which put women offenders under community surveillance rather than behind bars Topics: Women prisoners, Women prisoners
This video examines nontraditional career opportunities for women at NASA. Several dynamic women speak of the challenges they have mastered and the problems they have encountered while pursuing careers in the space and science fields. Narrated by Ricardo Montalban, the movie stars Astronaut Anna Fisher, Dr. Patricia Cowings, Shirley Chevalier, Sue Norman, Sharon Orkansky, and Astronaut Kathryn Sullivan. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact... Topics: NASA, women
byAIMS Instructional Media Services; Los Angeles County (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
Shows the step-by-step progression of a wife and mother into alcoholism. Focuses on facilities for rehabilitation and the treatments that are available for complete recovery Topics: Women, Alcoholics, Alcoholism, Women, Patient Education, Alcoholics, Women
Discusses old and new lifestyles: the traditional two-parent nuclear family, unmarried relationships, communal living, and families in which women are contributing to the family income. Episode from the Girls and Women series produced by the University of Michigan Television Center. Host: Lyn Mattoon Topics: Women, Sex differences, Women
Surveys the participation of women in sports from classical times to the present day. Discusses prejudice against the physically active woman, the growing awareness of women's rights as sports participants, and the new enthusiasm of women for sports Topics: Sports for women, Sports for women
Examines the condition of women in prisons. Shows how women are often treated brutally in prison and explores plans which put women offenders under community surveillance rather than behind bars favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Women prisoners, Women prisoners
In 1967 Dr. Margaret Mead, world famous anthropologist, returns to the village of Peri on Manus Island, New Guinea, which she previously visited in 1928 and 1954. She tells the story of the people's emergence from the stone age existence, on her first trip, into modern ways of living Topics: New Guinea., Anthropology., Women.
A panel including Representative Martha Griffiths of Michigan examines women's issues current in the early 1970s: equal pay and opportunity for women, inequities in the Social Security system, and part-time employment for women. It also discusses the effect on women's freedom and rights of the 1964 Civil Rights Bill that added the words "sex" and "race" to the list of items unlawful for discrimination. From the Girls and women series. Dated, but of historical and comparative... Topics: Women, Women, Sex discrimination against women, Women
Demonstrates a correct swing as a standard for comparison. Shows common errors: swaying, right elbow pointing back, bent left arm, body extension and dipping, humped left wrist, outside to inside swing, weight back on follow-through, lack of pivot, and false pivot SummaryShows a correct swing as a standard for ./ia metadata c the common errors of beginning women golfers. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Golf for women, Women, Golf. Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
A story about a little boy who wins a goldfish in a game of chance and takes it home to become a friend of his canary, telling how the pets almost succumb to a predatory alley cat. Topics: Corporations, American, Women, Industrial hygiene, Corporations, American, Industrial hygiene, Women
byWelty, Eudora, 1909-2001; Warner, Pecolia; Hamblett, Theora, 1895-1977; Mohamed, Ethel Wright; Center for Southern Folklore
Four women artists from Mississippi discuss their art and lifestyles. Includes writer Eudora Welty, quiltmaker Pecolia Warner, painter Theora Hamblett, and Ethel Mohamed, who creates embroidered pictures favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Women artists, Arts, American, Arts, American, Women artists
Shows the women of the Toubou tribe in Africa, a strong matriarchy that is very dependent upon, but protective of their beautiful women Topics: Women, Daza, Daza (Dazaga-speaking people), Daza (Dazaga-speaking people), Women, Daza
Pictures six women--Katherine Graham, Virginia Apgar, LaDonna Harris, Shirley Chisholm, Nikki Giovanni, and Helen Reddy, who discuss a wide range of topics all of which point to a new attitude and a new image that women have of themselves Topics: Women, Self-perception, Self-perception, Women
Follows the creation of the Dinner party, a monumental artistic tribute to women of achievement throughout history. The exhibit consists chiefly of painted ceramics and needlework. Producer, Thom Tyson; director, Johanna Demetrakas Topics: Chicago, Judy, 1939-, Chicago, Judy, 1939-, China painting, Needlework, Women in art, China...
Carole Keller discusses with others employee assistance programs as opposed to other forms of help for women employees who have problems, including personal or family problems, but focusing on chemical dependency. Includes discussion of personal or family problems, especially on chemical dependency and related problems Topics: Health., Personnel Management., Alcoholism., Mental Health., Women., Drug abuse.
Uses documentary photographs and interviews to present the lives and contributions of poetess Muriel Rukeyser, portrait artist Alice Neel, and choreographer Anna Sokolow. Includes commentary by the artists Topics: Documentary films., Poetry, modern, Women poets, Biographical films.
byBauman, Suzanne; Filmakers Library, inc; Women of Summer, Inc; Bryn Mawr College
The Women of Summer Examines the migration of millions of wildebeest in Kenya on their search for grass and water during the dry summer months. Topics: Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in...
byBauman, Suzanne; Filmakers Library, inc; Women of Summer, Inc; Bryn Mawr College
The Women of Summer SummaryReveals that from 1921 to 1938, 1700 blue collar women participat./ia ma controversial and inspired educational experiment known as the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers. Shows that the program changed their lives forever and has left a legacy meriting public awareness. The School was funded by prominent capitalists such as the Rockefellers, DuPonts and Carnegies, and introduced women workers of every./ia mand nationality to the realm of humanistic and... Topics: Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in...
A Village in Baltimore: Images of Greek-American Women Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Presents a documentary set in Baltimore's Greektown, focusing on assimilation of four Greek women into American society. Explores such issues as traditions, marriage, professional goals and views on American society. Topics: Greek American women, Greek American women, Manners and customs
A student group performs a theater piece entitled "Women are like elephants", which spoofs statements about women by Aristotle, Jean Rousseau, Samuel Johnson, and Abbie Hoffman. A panel discusses children's literature, magazines, advertising, and television, and concludes that the media have been guilty of presenting stereotypes of women to their disadvantage. Considers ways women can escape these negative images and influences. Episode from the Girls and Women series produced by the... Topics: sex role, Women, Sex role, Women
byOffice for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
The NYA trains girls to sew, to make military and civil defense posters and signs, to prepare food, and to assist in hospital work (feeding and massaging patients, sterilizing instruments, making x-ray pictures, etc.). Women learn to operate machine tools (drill presses, lathes, etc) in an airplane plant, to weld sheet metal, to solder and drill radio parts, and to inspect finished work. Eleanor Roosevelt introduces and narrates the film. National Archives Identifier: 37236 Local Identifier:... Topics: Machine-tools, Motion pictures, Nurses, Roosevelt Eleanor 1884-1962, Welding, Women, Work, World...